Posted March 02, 2012 on
An NFL investigation concluded that the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl championship season was tainted by a “bounty” from defensive players to injure opposing players and take them out of the game. The investigation started on a tip that the Saints targeted Brett Favre and Kurt Warner.

Alert: Brett Favre Is Now On Twitter!

This probably won’t end well. Not verified, yet likely legit, Brett Favre has joined Twitter this afternoon. His first tweet came just after 2 p.m. EST via ‏ @BrettFavre4. He’s following three accounts: Donald Driver, ESPN & the NFL. Mark our words, this guy will have a gig on the WWL by the draft in April. No way he can possibly stay quiet through another summer. Few...

Favre, Warner hardly fazed after learning of bounties

Retired quarterbacks Brett Favre and Kurt Warner weren't especially troubled to learn that the New Orleans Saints defensive players may have had a little extra incentive to injure them. "I'm not (angry)," Favre told Sports Illustrated after the NFL reported that the Saints conducted a "bounty" program. During this program - which lasted from 2009-10 ...

Kurt Warner not surprised about bounties

Kurt Warner was one of the quarterbacks the Saints had a bounty for. Though he says the news was disappointing, it wasn’t suprising. “It’s definitely disappointing, but I won’t say that I’m completely surprised,” Warner told Burns & Gambo of KTAR in Phoenix. “And, again, not necessarily the Saints, but I’m not surprised that there were teams out there doing...

Did Saints have a bounty on Warner?

Maybe Kurt Warner wasnt so crazy to retire after that playoff game in 2010. Not if a stunning report released Friday proves to be true. An NFL investigation found that former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams administered a "bounty" program from 2009-11, funded primarily by players. Between 22 and 27 Saints defensive players (as well as Williams)...

Just having fun on there: Brett Favre is finally on Twitter

Oh, glorious day. It’s nice to know that things have slowed down enough for him to find the time to authorize one of his lackeys to register a Twitter account for him. I eagerly look forward to the many interesting updates from the Ol’ Gunslinger about how the John Deere lawnmower is running and how [...]

Brett Favre Joins Twitter

With the rumors of Brett Favre considering a return to the NFL past its expiration date, the Mississippi gunslinger is looking to rent real estate in everyone’s heads by entering the world of social media. “Hello friends, family, and fans. This is my official account I finally found the time to join twitter,” Favre tweeted...Read the Rest...

Saints defense ran bounty system, targeted Kurt Warner, Brett Favre

When Gregg Williams (pictured) took over as defensive coordinator of the Saints, the players and media raved about the new attitude he brought to the team. Williams ran a swarming defense that got after opposing players. Little did we know he was promoting a bounty system all those years. An NFL investigation revealed that the Saints have operated a bounty program the past three...

Brett Favre finally found time to join Twitter

He’s gonna be like a kid on there. Just hoping he tweets pictures of his house and it really looks like this.Via @brettfavre4

So the Saints got a bonus for sending Kurt Warner to early retirement?

NFL security reportedly has determined that players as well as former New Orleans Saints' defensive coordinator Gregg Williams ran a bounty program. Deadspin (of course it was Barry Petchesky)... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Late hits against Favre were no coincidence

NEW YORK (AP) New Orleans Saints players and at least one assistant coach maintained a bounty pool of up to 50,000 the last three seasons to reward game-ending injuries inflicted on opposing players, including Brett Favre and Kurt Warner, the NFL said Friday. "Knockouts" were worth 1,500 and "cart-offs" 1,000, with payments doubled or tripled for the playoffs...

Bold Predictions: Cincinnati Bengals

Time to see what’s in the crystal ball today!  Wait a minute… No, no it can’t be…   NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   This can’t be right!  It just can't be!  Let me try again! Whew, that’s better!  Brett Favre just appears every now and then; it’s best to ignore him.  Here’s what the future holds for the Cincinnati Bengals! THE BENGALS...

Bounties are wrong, but it doesn’t really bother me that much

To me, morality is fine, but fake morality isn’t. I’d be lying to all of you if I proclaimed that the bounties that are being reported for knocking players out of NFL games is shocking or even all that bothersome. In fact, it is so unsurprising that I am a little bit shocked it has come up and become an actual issue to the extent that it is the last few days. Is it wrong? Yeah...
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